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General | 3rd July 2020

Coventry City of Culture to commence year-long programme in May 2021

Coventry City of Culture Trust, today announced that it will officially commence its programme in May 2021.
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Coventry City of Culture to commence year-long programme in May 202103/07/2020
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General | 2nd July 2020

Expanding infection control business moves to new premises

A forward-thinking infection control business has moved to new premises as part of its expansion plans.
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Expanding infection control business moves to new premises02/07/2020
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General | 29th June 2020

Last chance to put forward City of Culture merchandise ideas

Time is running out for businesses and individuals who want to propose ideas for merchandise that will embrace and celebrate Coventry’s UK City of Culture brand.
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Last chance to put forward City of Culture merchandise ideas29/06/2020
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General | 26th June 2020

Five-figure investment for Coventry business

A family-run business which opened in Coventry two weeks before lockdown has re-opened with a new-look and a five-figure investment.
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Five-figure investment for Coventry business26/06/2020
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General | 25th June 2020

Leading Caterer bounces back with new venture

A new Midlands company is hoping to turn the business tables on Covid-19 and help firms return safely to work.
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Leading Caterer bounces back with new venture25/06/2020
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General | 23rd June 2020

Swimming school staying afloat thanks to business community

A community swimming school is staying afloat thanks to kind-hearted Coventry and Warwickshire businesses and parents rallying round.
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Swimming school staying afloat thanks to business community23/06/2020
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General | 16th June 2020

Opportunity for local organisations and artists to work on Coventry 2021 merchandise

Coventry City of Culture Trust has announced a call out to manufacturers, makers, artists, suppliers and artisans across Coventry and Warwickshire
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Opportunity for local organisations and artists to work on Coventry 2021 merchandise16/06/2020
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General | 15th June 2020

Two-thirds of Warwickshire retail businesses expect to re-open after Covid-19

Over two-thirds of retail businesses in Warwickshire expect to re-open after the Coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report.
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Two-thirds of Warwickshire retail businesses expect to re-open after Covid-1915/06/2020
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General | 15th June 2020

Get 'HS2 ready' with free weekly webinars

Attend HS2's onboard local weekly webinars to find out more about the ways you can get your business ‘HS2 ready’
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Get 'HS2 ready' with free weekly webinars15/06/2020
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General | 11th June 2020

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network and West Midlands Combined Authority work to help support PPE supply across the region

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) and West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) have joined forces to help support the region’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supply during the...
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West Midlands Academic Health Science Network and West Midlands Combined Authority work to help support PPE supply across the region11/06/2020
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General | 11th June 2020

Manufacturer and wholesaler expanding its UK headquarters in Coventry

An innovative manufacturer and wholesaler is expanding its UK headquarters in Coventry to continue its world-wide expansion after receiving help from a business support organisation.
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Manufacturer and wholesaler expanding its UK headquarters in Coventry11/06/2020
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General | 11th June 2020

Birmingham 2022 makes 24-hour move to add to unrivalled summer of sport

Birmingham 2022 has announced today (Thursday 11 June) a 24-hour change in start date for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Birmingham 2022 makes 24-hour move to add to unrivalled summer of sport11/06/2020
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General | 5th June 2020

Over 75 local businesses join FinditinCW webinar with HS2

Business leaders joined FinditinCW’s first webinar yesterday (Thursday 4 June) to hear from HS2 Ltd and Tier 1 contractor, Balfour Beatty VINCI JV, appointed to build the West Midlands section of HS2’...
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Over 75 local businesses join FinditinCW webinar with HS205/06/2020
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General | 4th June 2020

New chair and board member at CWLEP Growth Hub Board

One of the leading business support organisations in Coventry and Warwickshire has appointed a new chair and board member.
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New chair and board member at CWLEP Growth Hub Board04/06/2020
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General | 2nd June 2020

High demand for Warwickshire business's hand wash products

A North Warwickshire business is running out of space in its warehouse after a rising demand for its hand wash products.
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High demand for Warwickshire business's hand wash products02/06/2020
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General | 1st June 2020

Five-figure makeover for growing engineering firm

A leading engineering firm in Coventry has had a five-figure makeover as part of a new era of growth.
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Five-figure makeover for growing engineering firm01/06/2020
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General | 27th May 2020

Major funding boost announced for Warwick District

There was a small but bright light at the end of a long tunnel for Warwick this week, with the announcement of major funding to support hosting Birmingham 2022 in Royal Leamington Spa.
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Major funding boost announced for Warwick District27/05/2020
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General | 27th May 2020

FinditinCW opens booking for its first 'Meet the Buyer' webinar

SMEs in Coventry and Warwickshire can find out about how they can access upcoming contracts connected with HS2 and Tier 1 contractor Balfour Beatty Vinci JV
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FinditinCW opens booking for its first 'Meet the Buyer' webinar27/05/2020
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General | 21st May 2020

Businesses hear how HS2 could boost the regional economy

HS2 could be the economic boost that the region needs after the Covid-19 outbreak, a Coventry and Warwickshire business audience has been told this week
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Businesses hear how HS2 could boost the regional economy21/05/2020
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General | 21st May 2020

SME business group launches Covid-19 survey

SMEs in Coventry and Warwickshire have the opportunity to give their views direct to the Government of the current and long-term effects of the Coronavirus pandemic by taking part in a regional survey...
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SME business group launches Covid-19 survey21/05/2020
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General | 19th May 2020

Coventry business working with iconic motorsport company

A Coventry business has been working with one of the world’s most iconic motorsport companies as part of the Ventilator Challenge UK Project.
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Coventry business working with iconic motorsport company19/05/2020
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General | 14th May 2020

Award-winning oil and gas business diversifies

An award-winning Coventry business which has a multi-million pound order book in the oil and gas industry has diversified to help the battle against Covid-19.
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Award-winning oil and gas business diversifies14/05/2020
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General | 13th May 2020

Coventry exporters see an improvement across some markets

Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce has said it experienced a significant revival in requests for processing export documentation.
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Coventry exporters see an improvement across some markets13/05/2020
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General | 13th May 2020

SmartRegion sheds new light on impact of Covid-19

Manufacturing, wholesale and retail are among the sectors most severely affected by the Coronavirus pandemic in Coventry and Warwickshire, according to new research.
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SmartRegion sheds new light on impact of Covid-1913/05/2020
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General | 11th May 2020

Plans submitted for exciting site in Leamington

Plans to create new homes, a public open space and an ecological habitat in Leamington have been submitted to Warwick District Council.
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Plans submitted for exciting site in Leamington11/05/2020
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General | 11th May 2020

Calling rural businesses based in Warwickshire

Rural businesses in Warwickshire have been urged to take part in the first large-scale survey in the county to determine the impact of Covid-19 in the sector.
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Calling rural businesses based in Warwickshire11/05/2020
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General | 8th May 2020

Coventry firm working round the clock to supply vital equipment

A business which specialises in healthcare furniture to improve the lives of patients in hospital and nursing homes is continuing to meet a massive demand for its services during Covid-19.
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Coventry firm working round the clock to supply vital equipment08/05/2020
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General | 4th May 2020

Growth Hubs across the West Midlands provide invaluable support

Just under 13,000 businesses have been supported during the Covid-19 pandemic by Growth Hubs in the region.
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Growth Hubs across the West Midlands provide invaluable support04/05/2020
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General | 4th May 2020

Local firm answers Government's plea for PPE

An innovative, automotive engineering firm in Coventry will more than double its workforce if its design to manufacture face masks for frontline NHS staff is given the go ahead.
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Local firm answers Government's plea for PPE04/05/2020
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General | 24th April 2020

West Midlands recovery plan to be drawn up as scale of Covid-19 impact on regional economy is revealed

A recovery action plan is to be drawn up specifically tailored to help the West Midlands economy bounce back quickly once lockdown restrictions start to be lifted.
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West Midlands recovery plan to be drawn up as scale of Covid-19 impact on regional economy is revealed24/04/2020
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General | 24th April 2020

HS2 station plans approved

Birmingham's landmark Curzon Street station is the first HS2 station in the UK to get planning approval after councillors voted unanimously for it.
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HS2 station plans approved24/04/2020
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General | 22nd April 2020

Welcome to Coventry and Warwickshire’s brand-new business website

Coventry and Warwickshire LEP Growth Hub has commissioned the new FinditinCW portal as the means with which to communicate supply chain opportunities and connect local suppliers with buyers.
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Welcome to Coventry and Warwickshire’s brand-new business website22/04/2020
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General | 21st April 2020

Your one-stop shop for Games contracts and opportunities for Birmingham 2022

The new Birmingham 2022 business portal is advertising all available Games contracts and the majority of contracts will be available closer to the event.
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Your one-stop shop for Games contracts and opportunities for Birmingham 202221/04/2020
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General | 21st April 2020

Are you a buyer looking to engage with suppliers?

Our 'Supplier' and 'Project Pages' are the ideal way for you to link up with local businesses, suppliers and sub-contractors
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Are you a buyer looking to engage with suppliers?21/04/2020
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General | 21st April 2020

Exciting programme of events coming your way

As part of the new FinditinCW programme, we intend on bringing you a range of ‘Meet the Buyer’ events that will be designed to give you access to big buyers in regeneration, construction and more key ...
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Exciting programme of events coming your way21/04/2020
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General | 21st April 2020

Use FinditinCW for all your business requirements

Did you know that as a member you can also post your own opportunities and source a local, cost-effective supplier right on your doorstep?
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Use FinditinCW for all your business requirements21/04/2020
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General | 15th April 2020

West Midlands Combined Authority launches new 'COVID-19 Support Platform'

In these testing and unprecedented times, the West Midlands community is rallying to offer support for frontline services, businesses and citizens affected by COVID-19.
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West Midlands Combined Authority launches new 'COVID-19 Support Platform'15/04/2020
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General | 10th April 2020

Getting cash to business still the number one economic priority

Getting cash to businesses as quickly as possible remains the economic priority for Government, according to business leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire.
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Getting cash to business still the number one economic priority10/04/2020
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General | 9th April 2020

Coventry Empire could move to city centre cinema after lease agreed with Council

The former ABC cinema in Coventry could be transformed into a new live music venue.
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Coventry Empire could move to city centre cinema after lease agreed with Council09/04/2020
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General | 8th April 2020

Call for West Midlands businesses to help supply protective equipment for NHS and key workers

The West Midlands mayor has called for firms in the West Midlands to help contribute personal protective equipment (PPE) to the NHS and other vital key workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Call for West Midlands businesses to help supply protective equipment for NHS and key workers08/04/2020
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General | 7th April 2020

Jaguar Land Rover workers donate £17,000 to local charities

As part of the fight against Covid-19, the Coventry-based car manufacturer has raised the cash to help regional charities with the ongoing crisis and the impact on donations.
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Jaguar Land Rover workers donate £17,000 to local charities07/04/2020
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General | 6th April 2020

Specialist laboratory wins new contracts

A specialist laboratory in Coventry which has won new contracts and extended its workforce after investing in a state-of-the-art instrument is planning to target more world-wide business.
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Specialist laboratory wins new contracts06/04/2020
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General | 6th April 2020

Coventry manufacturer supplies NHS protective visors

A Coventry-based FinditinCW member, has designed and produced a new protective face visor within a week, to help frontline workers in the NHS.
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Coventry manufacturer supplies NHS protective visors06/04/2020